We're working on a new version of PRX. Want a sneak peek?

PRX - Pieces for Topic: African-American Atom Feed

Can't find it? Try Advanced Search
View by:

5133 results


Piece image
Transcendent sounds from saxophonist, composer, arranger Kamasi Washington from his new release "Harmony Of Difference"

Bought by KMUN, KHNS, KRCB-FM "Radio 91", WOUB, KMRE-LP and more


  • Added: Dec 13, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 6
Piece image
Our mindsets are not just similar, but almost like we’re reading from the same book… and actually we are.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Dec 11, 2017
  • Length: 04:25
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: The Juke In The Back With Matt The Cat
Much has been said about Ike Turner's personal life, but not enough has been said about his musical legacy. This week's "Juke In The Back" looks at...

Bought by WHRV, 90.5 WSNC, KSRQ, KTRT RADIO INC, WOUB and more


  • Added: Dec 10, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 7
Piece image
How sewing connects generations of women artists and workers -- The lesser known works of James Dickey -- The husband-and-wife team of celebrated a...

  • Added: Dec 08, 2017
  • Length: :30
Piece image
How sewing connects generations of women artists and workers -- The lesser known works of James Dickey -- The husband-and-wife team of celebrated a...

Bought by WRGY, WMUU-LP, KMRE-LP, WCWP, and WCMU


  • Added: Dec 08, 2017
  • Length: 53:56
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Curtis Harding
We’ll hear soul from Curtis Harding, new music from the Renegades of Jazz, and the last Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings album.

Bought by WJAB, KZUM, WOUB, Royalton Community Radio, Lower Cape Communications and more


  • Added: Dec 07, 2017
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 7
Piece image
PaviElle brings her own special brand of NEo-Soul and R&B to the stage. In this performance at the historic Sheldon Theatre in Red Wing, Minnesota,...

  • Added: Dec 06, 2017
  • Length: 27:48
Piece image
Trumpeter Ambrose Akinmusire live in concert at The Village Vanguard, and music from the artists who inspired him over the years

Bought by KKRN, GCR (Global Community Radio), WRGY, WMHT, Royalton Community Radio and more


  • Added: Dec 06, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 15
Piece image
Radio Curious visits with civil rights lawyer, Kent Spriggs, editor of “Voices of Civil Rights Lawyers: Reflections from the Deep South, 1964-1980....

Bought by KVMR


  • Added: Dec 06, 2017
  • Length: 29:01
  • Purchases: 1
Piece image
A look at the historic 1938 Carnegie Hall concert and its 1939 follow up, featuring performances by Count Basie, Benny Goodman, and others.

  • Added: Dec 05, 2017
  • Length: 59:01
Piece image
Last week on The Rough Draft Diaries we started a a two-part conversation on The Beach House Family Shelter in Toledo, Ohio with Tammy Holder, CEO ...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Dec 04, 2017
  • Length: 06:33
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: The Juke In The Back With Matt The Cat
This week, "Juke In The Back" highlights the short career of one of R&B's greatest talents: JOHNNY ACE. His great records usually get overshadowed ...

Bought by Royalton Community Radio, KTRT RADIO INC, WHRV, WOUB, Cove Mountain Educational Broadcasting and more


  • Added: Dec 03, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 7
Piece image
The Tail Dragger got his name from the Howlin' Wolf and is one of the most notorious singers on the Chicago blues scene over the past 35 years. He ...

Bought by Public Radio East, Spokane Public Radio, WEAA, KRPS, WOUB and more


  • Added: Dec 01, 2017
  • Length: 57:55
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Mavis Staples
We'll hear new music from Tuareg singer Onom Agemo (backed by the Disco Jumpers), plus a new release from the Renegades of Jazz and a cut from Mavi...

Bought by WOUB, KSRQ, Royalton Community Radio, Lower Cape Communications, KZUM and more


  • Added: Nov 30, 2017
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 8
Piece image
Gregg & Gabriela chat backstage with Taj Mahal and 'Keb'Mo. Their recent album "TajMo" is Grammy-nominated. Gregg meets an organic pig farmer. An...

  • Added: Nov 29, 2017
  • Length: 01:59:56
Piece image
featuring Nicholas Payton's new album "Afro-Caribbean Mixtape" along with new Afro-Caribbean sounds from Trombone Shorty, blues from Taj Mahal and ...

Bought by WMOT, GCR (Global Community Radio), WRGY, WMHT, Royalton Community Radio and more


  • Added: Nov 29, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 14
Caption: The Juke In The Back With Matt The Cat
Even though The Cardinals only scored 3 R&B hits, they are remembered as one of the most important vocal groups of the 1950s. This week, Matt The C...

Bought by Royalton Community Radio, KTRT RADIO INC, 90.5 WSNC, WHRV, WOUB and more


  • Added: Nov 26, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 8
Piece image
In the late 1960s an aging Duke Ellington faced a changing musical landscape and the loss of his longtime writing partner, Billy Strayhorn. How did...

  • Added: Nov 20, 2017
  • Length: 59:02
Piece image
Music from bands led by bass players, including Kent Miller, Kyle Eastwood, Nathan Brown, and Charles Mingus

Bought by WMOT, GCR (Global Community Radio), KEOS, KKRN, WRGY and more


  • Added: Nov 15, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 15
Caption: Hand-painted photo of Elmore James courtesy of Blues Unlimited magazine. Inset: Some of Elmore's first singles.
Join us as we start a new, ongoing mini-series dedicated to the life and musical career of one of the most beloved figures in blues history — slide...

  • Added: Nov 14, 2017
  • Length: 01:58:59
Caption: Lucky Peterson
We'll hear a cut from Lucky Peterson's new album, Tribute to Jimmy Smith, plus a new Stevie Wonder mashup from Amerigo Gazaway, and we'll be buzzed...

Bought by WJAB, KZUM, KMRE-LP, WOUB, KMXT and more


  • Added: Nov 13, 2017
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: The Juke In The Back With Matt The Cat
Today Harry "Little" Caesar is best remembered as an actor from movies and TV and the voice behind 1952's "Goodbye Baby," one of the strangest R&B ...

Bought by 90.5 WSNC, KTRT RADIO INC, WOUB, Cove Mountain Educational Broadcasting, KSRQ and more


  • Added: Nov 12, 2017
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 7
Piece image
Anson Funderburgh is a blues guitar master who is best known as the band leader for the Texas hallmarks Anson Funderburgh and the Rockets. Recently...

Bought by WTJU, Public Radio East, GCR (Global Community Radio), Spokane Public Radio, WEAA and more


  • Added: Nov 10, 2017
  • Length: 58:05
  • Purchases: 7
Piece image
Ta-Nehisi Coates is a poetic journalist and a defining voice of our times. He’s with us in a conversation that is joyful and hard and kind, soaring...

  • Added: Nov 15, 2017
  • Length: 58:00
Caption: L-R: Ingrid Brostrom, Mystic, Rev. Gerald Durley
While solar panels and electric cars are typically associated with upper-class white folk, the transition to clean energy is also a civil rights is...

Bought by KWIT and NPR Berlin


  • Added: Nov 09, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2